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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Arikara 20
Descriptions
pigment 539 feather 171 bald eagle 15 rawhide 1018
Names
shield 32
Subjects
golden eagle bear claw 2 feather 11 circle 44
Date:
ca. 1875
Dimensions:
Diameter: 19.125 in
Credit Line:
Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation, Ritual, Curing and Cult objects. Painted rawhide shield with painted circle in center, to each side is a red painted golden eagle feather with a bear claw. One has a small medicine tied to it. The center has a down feather hanging from it. The back has a fringed leather carrying strap.
Accession Number:
NA.502.66

Not currently on display

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